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Four French soldiers injured by explosion in Burkina Faso

19 January 2022 - 09:52 By Reuters
French soldiers from barkhane military operation in Mali (Africa). File photo
French soldiers from barkhane military operation in Mali (Africa). File photo
Image: Fred Marie/Art In All Of Us/Corbis via Getty Images

Four French soldiers from the Operation Barkhane taskforce were injured after an improvised explosive device (IED) hit their vehicle in Burkina Faso, reported Le Monde, Le Figaro and Agence France Presse.

The four soliders - one of whom was seriously wounded - have been evacuated towards Gao in Mali, added the French media reports.

Reuters

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